CNI Hackathon '22 Data Science Challenge AI Challenge Register FAQs


Data Science Challenge
Create a model to estimate the travel time, in minutes, between source-destination pairs using a Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) dataset.

AI Challenge
Create a bot that competes with another bot for conquering more cells (area) in a grid.

Important dates
# Event Date (2022)
1Registration commences 25 Aug ✅ In progress
2Problem statements and dataset release10 Sept ✅ Released
3Briefing/Kickstart: 1 hr session 15 Sept @ 6:30pmYouTube link
4Submission deadline: AI Challenge20 Oct 12 Nov✅ Repositories cloned
5Submission deadline: Data Science Challenge20 Oct, 12 Nov 03 Dec
The shortlisting of the finalists, jury presentation, and result declaration will happen by December 2022.
Winning teams will be declared separately for each of the two tracks. Winning teams will be eligible for prizes worth up to ₹ 1.75 lakhs (see Note) for each of the tracks as indicated below:
Team Rank Title Reward amount (in ₹) (see Note)
1Winner 🥇₹ 1,00,000
2First Runner Up 🥈₹ 50,000
3Second Runner Up 🥉₹ 25,000

  1. Prizes will be given as gift vouchers on popular e-commerce platforms after deducting taxes as per government norms. Tax rate currently is 31.2% for prizes.
  2. Only bachelor or master degree students are eligible for rewards. PhD students and other non-student individuals are not eligible.



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